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09-Dec-2014 New Delhi

Jaswant Singh still in coma after four months

Four months after former union minister Jaswant Singh was hospitalised with a severe head injury, the former BJP leader continues to be in coma and shows no sign of improvement, doctors said Tuesday."His (Jaswant Singh) condition is still the same. He...

27-Aug-2014 New Delhi

Jaswant Singh still in coma

Former union minister and former Bharatiya Janta Party leader Jaswant Singh is still in coma and on ventilator support on the 20th day Wednesday, a doctor here said.Asked if there was any improvement in his condition, a doctor at the Army Hospital (Research...

19-Aug-2014 New Delhi

Jaswant Singh continues to be in coma

Former union minister and ex-BJP leader Jaswant Singh is in coma for the 12th day Tuesday, doctors said.A statement from the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) said Jaswant Singh was still in coma and on ventilator support. "Heart rhythm and BP normal without...

13-Aug-2014 New Delhi

Jaswant Singh's condition grave

Former union minister and expelled BJP leader Jaswant Singh continued to be in coma Wednesday, with doctors describing his condition as "grave".A statement issued from the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) said Jaswant Singh was "still in coma. On ventilatory...

08-Aug-2014 New Delhi

Jaswant Singh suffers head injury, hospitalised

Former union minister Jaswant Singh was hospitalized after suffering a head injury, an official said Friday."He (Singh) has sustained a head injury and has been admitted to the ICU (Intensive Care Unit)," said a doctor of the Army Research and Referral Hospital...

23-May-2014 New Delhi

Jaswant Singh meets L.K. Advani

Expelled BJP leader Jaswant Singh Friday met party veteran L.K. Advani, fuelling speculation that he is willing to rejoin the party.Sources from the Bharatiya Janata Party, while confirming the meeting, said any decision on his rejoining the party would be taken...

16-May-2014 Jaipur

Jaswant Singh loses in Barmer

Expelled BJP leader Jaswant Singh, who fought as an Independent candidate from Barmer constituency of Rajasthan, lost by a big margin against BJP's Colonel Sonaram.The BJP candidate, who had joined the party recently from the Congress, defeated the former union...

02-May-2014 New Delhi

I will not join BJP again, says Jaswant

Expelled BJP leader Jaswant Singh Friday ruled out the possibility of his rejoining the party even if it showed willingness to re-induct him.Asked during a meet-the-press event here if he would consider an invitation to rejoin the Bharatiya Janata Party if the...

02-Apr-2014 New Delhi

BJP not fit to govern India: Jaswant Singh

Expelled leader Jaswant Singh slammed the BJP for becoming a party of “inpidual leaders" and said he was "not sure if the BJP is fit to govern” India since “there was no collective leadership.”"There is no longer any collective leadership... I don't know if the...

30-Mar-2014 New Delhi

BJP has lost its vision, says Jaswant Singh

Expelled BJP leader Jaswant Singh Sunday accused the party of having "lost sight of its vision and frittered away its virtue for temporary political gain".Reacting to his expulsion, Jaswant Singh said he was "deeply saddened" over his sacking and said today's...

30-Mar-2014 New Delhi

Jaswant Singh expelled from BJP

Veteran leader Jaswant Singh was Saturday expelled from the BJP after he refused to withdraw his nomination as an independent from Rajasthan's Barmer parliamentary constituency, party sources said Saturday.He has been expelled for six years.Singh was upset over...

24-Mar-2014 New Delhi

Jaswant Singh: From policy maker to political rebel

Jaswant Singh, who Monday took on the BJP leadership after being denied a Lok Sabha ticket, was once a powerful cabinet minister, a close aide of then prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and formed, along with L.K. Advani and George Fernandes, the leadership...

24-Mar-2014 Panaji

Parrikar dodges question on Jaswant Singh

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, known to be a Narendra Modi confidant, Monday refused to comment on veteran BJP leader Jaswant Singh who filed his nomination papers as an Independent candidate."I am not a national leader. I cannot comment on it," Parrikar...

24-Mar-2014 Barmer (Rajasthan)

Defiant Jaswant takes on NaMo, dares BJP to sack him

Rebel BJP leader Jaswant Singh Monday publicly took on its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi after entering the Lok Sabha polls as an independent, saying his conduct betrays arrogance.Hurt after being denied the BJP ticket to contest from Barmer, the...

24-Mar-2014 Barmer

Rajnath, Raje betraying BJP ideology, says Jaswant

Rebel BJP leader Jaswant Singh Monday publicly took on party president Rajnath Singh and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, accusing them of betraying the BJP's ideology and turning it into another Congress.Hurt after being denied the Bharatiya Janata...

24-Mar-2014 Barmer

Jaswant says Rajnath, Raje betrayed him

BJP veteran Jaswant Singh Monday accused BJP president Rajnath Singh and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje of "betraying" him by not fielding him in the Lok Sabha election.Saying it was he who recommended Vasundhara Raje for the chief minister's post...

24-Mar-2014 Barmer

I was betrayed: Jaswant Singh

BJP veteran Jaswant Singh Monday accused Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and BJP president Rajnath Singh of "betraying" him by not giving him a Lok Sabha ticket.Saying he had recommended Vasundhara Raje for the chief minister's post and Rajnath...

24-Mar-2014 Jaipur

Relieved, says Jaswant Singh after filing nomination

Senior BJP leader Jaswant Singh Monday said he was "relieved" after filing his nomination papers as an independent from Rajasthan's Barmer seat."The people will tell. I am contesting on principle and for honour, not just my honour but that of the people of...

24-Mar-2014 Jaipur

Jaswant Singh files nomination as independent

Jaswant Singh, who was miffed with the BJP for not offering him a ticket, Monday filed his nomination papers as an independent from Barmer Lok Sabha constituency."He has filed his nomination papers as independent candidate but he has so far not resigned from...

23-Mar-2014 New Delhi(IANS)

Jaswant says BJP will suffer due to strife

Veteran BJP leader Jaswant Singh warned Sunday that the party will pay a price due to internal convulsions that has deprived him of a Lok Sabha ticket.Denied permission to contest from Barmer in Rajasthan, a peeved Jaswant Singh told IANS that there will be...

23-Mar-2014 Jodhpur (Rajasthan)

Jaswant Singh gets hero's welcome from supporters

BJP leader Jaswant Singh, tipped to contest the Lok Sabha polls as an independent after being denied party ticket, Sunday got a hero's welcome from his supporters.Boisterous supporters of the BJP MP from Darjeeling received him warmly as he left Jodhpur...

23-Mar-2014 Jaipur

Jaswant Singh's son seeks month's 'leave' from BJP

Rebel BJP leader Jaswant Singh's son and legislator Manvendra Singh has cited poor health to ask one month's leave from the party, a party leader said Sunday.A BJP member of the Rajasthan assembly, Manvendra Singh is also unlikely to attend a meeting called...

23-Mar-2014 New Delhi

BJP will suffer because of strife: Jaswant Singh

The BJP will pay a price because of the internal strife that has hit it ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, veteran party leader Jaswant Singh said Sunday.Denied a BJP ticket to contest from Barmer in Rajasthan, Jaswant Singh told IANS that there will be "repercussions"...

22-Mar-2014 New Delhi

Dissent over seats rattles BJP's poll rath

The BJP's carefully orchestrated election effort seems to be hitting a rough patch closer to the Lok Sabha polls with some senior party leaders not hiding their unhappiness over ticket allocation and one of its allies miffed at its handling of ties.The latest...

22-Mar-2014 New Delhi/Jodhpur

BJP being encroached by outsiders: Jaswant Singh

Annoyed at not being considered from Rajasthan's Barmer constituency, senior BJP leader Jaswant Singh Saturday said the party was being encroached by outsiders.Sources close to Jaswant Singh said he may resign from the Bharatiya Janata Party soon, even as party...

22-Mar-2014 Jaipur

Jaswant Singh may fight as independent from Barmer

Annoyed at not being considered from Rajasthan's Barmer seat, senior BJP leader Jaswant Singh is likely to contest the Lok Sabha elections as an independent candidate from the constituency, sources close to him said Saturday.He is slated to come to Barmer in...

21-Mar-2014 New Delhi

Jaswant Singh denied ticket for Barmer

The BJP Friday denied a ticket from Barmer to senior leader Jaswant Singh, making former Congress leader Sonaram Choudhary its official candidate from the Kok Sabha constituency in Rajasthan.An addendum to the 6th list of candidates released by the Bharatiya...

21-Mar-2014 Jaipur

Jaswant miffed, seeks ticket from Barmer

Senior BJP leader Jawant Singh is annoyed over not being considered from Rajasthan's Barmer constituency and "may even consider" contesting the Lok Sabha elections as an independent, a party leader said.Bharatiya Janata Party leaders have begun to pacify Jaswant...

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